[ verb ] cause to regain consciousness
"The doctors revived the comatose man"
Used in print(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)
Willie 's big day revived the running argument about the relative merits of Mays and Mickey_Mantle .
[ verb ] be brought back to life, consciousness, or strength
"Interest in ESP revived"
Used in print(James Boylan, "Mutinity"...)
When the Half_Moon put in at Dartmouth , England , in the fall of 1609 , word of Hudson 's findings leaked_out , and English interest in him revived .(L. Don Leet and Florence J. Leet, editors, The World of...)
Indeed , a tremendously destructive tsunami that arose in the Arabian_Sea in 1945 has even revived the interest of geologists and archaeologists in the Biblical story of the Flood .
[ verb ] restore from a depressed, inactive, or unused state
"He revived this style of opera" "He resurrected the tango in this remote part of Argentina"
Used in print(Charles Wharton Stork, "Verner von Heidenstam"...)
Heidenstam 's conception , on_the_contrary , was to revive the present by the memories of the past .